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Devon Geary Receives UW’s Excellence in Teaching Award

The Department of Communication is delighted to announce that our graduate student and doctoral candidate, Devon Geary, has received the University of Washington’s 2021 Excellence in Teaching Award. The Excellence in Teaching Awards were created to recognize the contributions of graduate student instructors to the scholarship of teaching and learning. Graduate instructors enrich the classroom … Read More

Carmen Gonzalez Receives UW Population Health Initiative Grant

In March 2021, Assistant Professor Carmen Gonzalez received one of eight pilot research grant awards from the University of Washington Population Health Initiative. The total value of these awards is roughly $530,000. Dr. Gonzalez is Co-Principal Investigator for the Bi-directional Research Digital Engagement (BRIDGE) project, with Dr. Nathalia Jimenez, research director of the Latino Center … Read More

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Benjamin Mako Hill Receives NSF CAREER Award

In April 2021, Assistant Professor Benjamin Mako Hill received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The CAREER award supports early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education, and to lead advances in the mission of their department or … Read More

Celebrating Our 2020-21 COM Scholars

On January 12, 2021, the UW Department of Communication will honor students with scholarships worth nearly $142,000 in total. These students have proven to be exceptional in the areas of journalism, research, communication, and rhetoric. Department of Communication students can receive awards because of generous gifts from our alumni and friends. Each scholarship has a … Read More

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UWCOM Shines at NCA 2020

The 106th National Communication Association NCA Annual Convention was held virtually from November 19-22, 2020. In addition to presenting papers and leading panels, Department of Communication faculty and students have earned much-deserved recognition for their academic explorations and scholarship. Read below for more details: Top 4 Student Papers in the Rhetoric of Science, Technology, and … Read More